LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-13-2010, 02:43 PM   #1
mitchellfox
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2010
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
what is the difference between tomcat.og and catalina.out?


I know that tomcat is the higher level server, and catalina is the servlet container. What is the difference between tomcat.log and catalina.out? Which one would tell if tomcat was down, which one would tell if catalina was down, and what is the difference? I know this is an elementary questiom...
 
Old 05-13-2010, 08:15 PM   #2
paulsm4
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Distribution: SusE 8.2
Posts: 5,863
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Everything "Catalina" relates to "Tomcat". "Tomcat" is "Catalina".

And yes, the "catalina" log pertains exclusively to the servlet container part of "tomcat" - but remember, servlets and JSP's are probably the only reason you're using Tomcat in the first place.

You can't really debug a "servlet" problem without looking at Tomcat. Conversely, any given "Tomcat" problem might well relate back to something in the Catalina log.

'Hope that helps .. PSM
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A question about log-rotation on "catalina.out" from Tomcat thomas2004ch Linux - Newbie 2 10-30-2009 04:21 AM
Difference between Tomcat 1.5&1.6 and Apache 2.1 & 2.2 chnlinux Linux - Newbie 1 12-04-2007 10:44 PM
Tomcat startup error in catalina.out cornishfairing Red Hat 0 09-02-2007 01:06 PM
Tomcat 5: jsvc vs basic catalina timmeke Linux - Software 0 11-23-2005 08:37 AM
Tomcat(catalina) + Apache ?? Robert0380 Linux - Software 1 12-09-2002 04:01 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:20 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration